“New Idioms”: The Saree Festival 2019 – Call for Proposals

Inviting participation in a fresh “new” season of Saree lovin’

Circa twenty first century….


Where do you go, my lovely? The Saree: traditional, rooted / yet forever evolving, mercurial…

This year, our festival celebrates the dynamic contemporary vortex of India’s classical drape, celebrating continuum, and radical change in the Saree universe.

We invite proposals from designers / weavers / makers working in the space of “new idioms”, comprehensively interpreted as:

  • Embodying fresh experimental approaches in Saree culture
  • Radical, divergent vocabularies / reimagining the drape
  • Re-interpreting weaving / textile / craft traditions
  • Reviving traditional saree styles today

Accessories  / Jewellery / Saree inspired apparel brands may also apply


Delhi: 8-9 March @ Aga Khan Hall

Mumbai: Oct 04-05 @ Coomaraswamy Hall

Chennai & Jaipur: to be announced

Participation Terms On request

Send proposals and queries to: projects@redearthindia.com  / # 9818290054

  • A description of your brand
  • Website / facebook URL
  • Images of the proposed collections
  • Info on product categories and approximate stock & price range